Lyle S. Hallman Foundation



Apply Online


All grant applications must be completed using our online application forms.


Start by clicking on the appropriate link for the program you wish to apply to for funding. The link will take you to the login page where you will be asked to sign in, if you are a returning applicant, or create a new account. Your account allows you to access your saved and submitted applications at any time. “Your Account



Each grant application form is divided into 5 sections:


A) Introduction: some practicalities in completing the online application form

B) Organization Contact Information: executive and primary contact info

C) Organization Profile: i.e. primary activities, people served, major sources of income

D) Proposal Description: i.e. project overview, rationale, requested amount, timeline

E) Attachments: required documents are listed and uploaded here


Please make sure all fields are filled out in full and all supporting documentation has been included before submitting your application.


The Lyle S. Hallman Foundation thanks you for your grant application and for your contributions toward strengthening our community. We sincerely appreciate the time your organization has invested in submitting an application; unfortunately, not all requests can be funded.




Applications & Deadlines

Please contact the Foundation's Manager of Grants & Community Investment to discuss your proposal before completing the application form.
Grant application dates for 2024 and 2025 are as follows:


NOTE: If you have already opened and saved an application, please go to "Your Account" to access your saved form



Higher Education - Next accepting applications in 2025

This program is open to Conestoga College, Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo. Preference is given to projects focused on child and youth development, increasing access to higher education for under-represented students, and strong community connections.



Children’s Initiatives - TBA

This program supports projects aimed at healthy child development for children aged 0 – 12 in Waterloo Region. Applications accepted from registered charities* located in and serving Waterloo Region. Prevention and early-intervention strategies are given preference.



Children & Youth Capital - Next accepting applications in 2025

This program supports capital projects that increase access to social and recreational facilities and programs for children and youth aged 0 – 16 from low-income families in Waterloo Region. Applications accepted from registered charities* in Waterloo Region, for support of facilities and infrastructure in Waterloo Region.





This program is open to Cambridge Memorial Hospital, Grand River Hospital and St. Mary’s General Hospital.  Grants may be given for capital needs, program development and training and professional development.



*In certain circumstances, applications will also be accepted from local non-qualified donees working in Waterloo Region with a charitable partner. If your organization is not a registered charity or qualified donee, but you have a proposal that meets the Foundation’s funding priorities and criteria, please contact us at



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